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The VIC from VintageImageCraft: Stars & Stripes SALE!
June 04, 2010

Stars and Stripes

Thinking about the 4th of July? Wondering what vintage image to use for your entry in the VIC Patriotic Creative Challenge? We've collected some wonderful and unusual vintage images from yesteryear that can inspire your creativity!

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From Uncle Sam I and Patriotic Children I

From now until June 20, our patriotic Image Books, Uncle Sam I and Patriotic Children I are on sale for $2.99 each - a 40% savings!

Just visit the VIC Download Gallery. Scroll down to Patriotic Image Books, where you will find Uncle Sam I and Patriotic Children I. Click "Add to Cart." Before you check out, type in this secret discount code and then update your cart:


Now... wondering what to make with your new trove of vintage patriotic images? Read on...

I Want You poster image

to join the

for JUNE 2010!

Vintage Image Craft

We Want YOU... to create something vintage for the 4th of July!! Until June 16, you can submit your patriotic vintage-inspired artwork to VintageImageCraft

FREE patriotic vintage images will be posted on Facebook for download, or you can purchase ready-to-print patriotic Image Books from our VIC Store.

The top three winners will share adulation, international acclaim, and PRIZES!

  • Projects can be cards, tags, ATCs, altered books, scrapbook pages, jewelry, boxes  or other crafts.
  • Use a patriotic vintage image, free or purchased, from Vintage Image Craft as the central focus, and of course, red, white and blue.
  • Incorporate techniques of collage, assemblage, altered art, stamping and/or distressing. Digital artwork is welcome.
Submit your entry by June 16, 2010 by sending
  • A photo or scan of your artwork, and a
  • description of the techniques, materials and products you used


Entries will be judged on creative use of vintage images, design, color, materials and textures, embellishment, techniques, and pure whimsy. The judges are Justine Frederick, Roni Johnson, Scott Henderson and Martin Bray.


First Prize is THREE downloads of VintageImageCraft Image Books, a $14.97 value. The winning craft and artist will be displayed on the Vintage Image Craft Home Page!

Second Prize is TWO downloads of VintageImageCraft Image Books, a $9.98 value.

Third Prize is ONE download of a VintageImageCraft Image Book of your choice, a $4.99 value.

The deadline is June 16, 2010. Do you want to see how it all works? View the artwork submitted for our most recent Creative Challenge in May 2010!

Yes, this is an American 4th of July Challenge, but we want to encourage non-U.S. crafters to leap those national borders and join in the fun. C'mon all of our UK friends like Helen, Marcie, Sean, Pamela - throw some tea in your bathtub and shout "Yes to taxation without representation" and then get out the red, white and blue and make something Yank!

Scott & Martin
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